how to proceed with chapter 7 concerning cat > output << EOF

Erika Pacholleck Pacholleck.E at gmx.de
Fri Nov 3 15:01:26 PST 2000


( Fre, 03 Nov 2000 ) Gerard Beekmans <-- :
> > cat >file <<"EOF"
> > ....
> > EOF
> 
> Well I be darned it actually works ;) Got a technical explanation for this 
> too? Must be bash scripting stuff I'm not aware of.

As far as I know here it is the "take it literally",
same as you can sed /"literally this"/d,
same as you can var="literally -this -that"

Erika

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